January 2012

Valentine’s Day Manicure

I’m so happy this Valentine’s Day manicure turned out exactly as I had hoped. Hopefully it’s obvious that I was going for the look of the infamous conversation hearts candy with my Valentine’s nails. I used nail polish colors I had on hand, all cremes that matched the Sweethearts, including Julep Blake (yellow), Julep Carrie...
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DIY – Scarf Hanger Organizer

I’m knocking out another Friday’s Fab Five y’all. I started the Fab Five as a source of weekly inspiration for things I’d like to buy, try or DIY, and each week I try to accomplish at least one of my five. A couple of Fridays ago, I wrote about my need to organize my scarves...
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DIY Hair Chalking

I saw a couple of “hair chalking” pics floating around on Pinterest, so of course I immediately had to find a YouTube tutorial on how to diy. In this video you will find out how-to, how much it costs, and how long it lasts. Now that I’m a blondie, maybe I should try a streak...
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Date Night

I went on a romantic date with my man tonight. He had the rack of lamb over feta mashed potatoes, bacon smoked green beans (there was a fancy french word for them lol) and a banana rum torte. I was on a seafood kick so I had seafood gumbo, cilantro wrapped shrimp, lobster macaroni and...
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Travel Checklist

Why didn’t I think of a travel checklist FOREVER ago!?!? I go through the getting ready process in my head about 5 times while packing and try to make sure every lotion and potion lands in my suitcase. Not only is this time consuming, but I always forget something! With a checklist, I can go...
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Manicure Mondays – Essie LuxeEffects

Essie LuxeEffects is a gorgeous collection of five shimmer, glitter and flakies top coats. I can’t remember the last time a brand came out with an entire collection of top coats, so this was really fun to review. I swatched one coat of each LuxeEffects over a neutral nude polish to showcase the difference between...
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